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Silk on Boards. First Edition. No date given, but Library of Congress lists date as 1965. Decorative green silk covers with gilt titles and a pictorial cover illustration. 366 pp. 56 color with many tipped in, and 428 b/w illustrations. Discussions on style, technique, symbolism, form, and traditions. Includes a basic course in the 12 forms of the popular Moribana style of ikebana, proceeding to more advanced forms; includes 4 appendices (one on plant symbolism) plus index. This book was recently …
Amazon / Harry N. Abrams
Price: 159.82 $

Step-by-step guide explains everything about creating beautiful, long-lasting floral arrangements: when to pick, how to prepare plants, tips on containers, wiring, color spraying, and more. Instructions for over 30 projects — from a topiary tree in Christmas colors to a Mother s Day basket of silk buttercups and violets. Full color throughout. …
Amazon / Dover Publications
Price: 73.56 $

Excerpt from Spring Hill Nurseries, Tippecanoe City, Ohio, 1928 The Chinese Flowering Crabs are not as well known as the Flowering Cherries, but a lot of them are decidedly the most gorgeous and brilliant subjects for our gardens. The flowers are produced before the foliage, coming in multitudes and ai most obliterating the branches. The effect is of a tree clothed in transparent silk gauze, shimmering and changing in color value With the elevation of the sun. The effect is beautiful in single trees …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 58.94 $

Quick, easy to make, sophisticated, and elegant, these 40 silk flower arrangements are well suited to today s busy home decorator. The basics of designing that are illustrated and presented here will soon have the arranger making creative leaps in styling. Put the new, more lifelike silk flowers in treasured tiny vases; go simply exotic with Chinese-red blossoms and a single bold leaf; or make an everlasting, never fading bride s bouquet. Show off a bucket of tall blossoms, artfully arranged to look …
Amazon / Lark Books
Price: 47.81 $

Any flower lover can produce breathtaking arrangements--it s just a matter of applying the principles of good design. A lushly photographed guide to contemporary and traditional styles explains how to learn basic skills and ordinary materials. Over 30 designs are on display, with every step for producing them in both fresh and silk flowers. See how to choose the right container (baskets, clear glass, bubble bowls, tall vases) and shape (round, fan, horizontal, vertical, right triangle). Assemble …
Amazon / Brand: Sterling
Price: 46.31 $

Covers all the basics in faux-flower arranging for the beginner -- from materials to tools to design philosophies. Faux Florals for Every Occasion is a fresh approach to silk flower arranging. The author, a renowned floral designer, takes the reader beyond everyday expectations and inspires creativity with 40 sumptuous and contemporary designs. Remarkable advances have been made in the look and feel of silk flowers, and today hundreds of varieties are widely available. You can choose from traditional …

Filled with lush seasonal arrangements, Flowers for the Table is the perfect guide to creating a gorgeous centerpiece for any celebration or gathering. What makes floral designer Ariella Chezars work so distinctive is her utterly contemporary approach. In the 24 stunning arrangements included, she demonstrates how to fashion centerpieces out of flowers, branches, fruits, fabrics, and unusual flea market treasures. A brunch tabletop is crowned with delicate white bouquets of clematis, ranunculus, …
Amazon / Chronicle Books
Price: 39.99 $

Beautiful flowers made of silk are a great way to decorate the home. With so many stunning varieties out there, why not use this indispensible guide to find new ways to arrange silk flowers to brighten up your living room, give as gifts to friends and loved ones or add some glamour to a special occasion? With 35 delightful projects to make, discover how to present a wide range of bouquet styles using all the popular types of flowers. Starting with the basics, there are easy single-flower arrangements …
Amazon / Brand: CICO Books
Price: 36.14 $

Excerpt from Lovett s Special Catalogue of Roses, Cannas, Geraniums, Palms, Carnations, Chrysanthemums, Gladiolus, Lilies, Hardy Herbaceous Plants, and Other Summer Flowering Plants and Bulbs Single Hollyhocks. These old-fashioned favorites are again being largely planted, and are preferred by many for the beauty and decorative appearance of their fine large, single flowers. I can supply them in mixed colors only. Each, 100. Doz., 100, Allegheny Hollyhocks. These differ in style and make-up of flowers …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 24.66 $

Silk florals and other permanent botanicals have become very popular in home d¬cor. Amazingly realistic and beautiful, faux florals are a key product line in craft, floral, gift, and home stores, and many people are enjoying being creative and saving money by making their own arrangements. In Fabulous Faux Florals, a master floral designer and educator takes the craft to a new level.Ardith Beveridge s 50 designs include centerpieces, table pieces, topiaries, branches, wreaths, swags, even faux fruits …

Wreathmaking has become a popular hobby over the last several years, with handmade wreaths selling for top prices. Wreaths for Every Season provides step-by-step instructions for 20 unique projects that readers can make themselves. The book is organized by season, with each section including wreath ideas for every major holiday. Beginning and experienced wreath makers alike will appreciate: Basic wreathmaking techniques; Guidelines for tying the perfect bow; Advice on properly drying flowers; How …
Amazon / North Light Books
Price: 23.19 $

Nothing makes a home more inviting than an elegant wreath or swag on the front door. In this inspiring book, floral designer Dale Rohman shows readers how to make their own door decorations with his helpful hints and mini-demonstrations. They ll find 20 amazing step-by-step projects in all, utilizing a huge variety of intriguing materials: - Wreath of fresh roses - Wreath with fresh lemons and butterscotch - Fresh wreath with apples, limes and banana peppers - Dried wreath featuring sunflowers and …
Amazon / North Light Books
Price: 20.78 $

Silk flowers are the largest section in craft stores, reflecting the popularity and numbers of enthusiasts in this pursuit. This book provides readers with a wide variety of creative projects and innovative ideas for decorating and beautifying their homes using silk flowers. With clear, step-by-step instructions, this book makes flower arranging easy, affordable and enjoyable for everyone. Using an interior decorator approach, projects are geared around the creative use of color, season, mood and …
Amazon / North Light Books
Price: 18.24 $